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Shooting investigation in Fort Pierce, gunman on the run

Posted at 5:21 PM, May 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-16 17:21:48-04

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Fort Pierce police are searching for the gunman involved in a shooting Thursday afternoon.

Officers responded to the scene in the 600 block of N. 21st Street around 2:30 p.m.

Police said the victim was shot during a fight with the gunman, and was taken to the hospital.

Investigators are now searching for the shooter, and are working to identify any witnesses who can help.

If you have information about the crime, call Detective Joselito Simon in the office at 772-467-6829, on his cellphone at 772-577-0753, or after hours at 772-467-6800.